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Forthcoming Development Policy Books

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  1. The Mekong: A Socio-legal Approach to River Basin Development

    By Ben Boer, Philip Hirsch, Fleur Johns, Ben Saul, Natalia Scurrah

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    An international river basin is an ecological system, an economic thoroughfare, a geographical area, a font of life and livelihoods, a geopolitical network and, often, a cultural icon. It is also a socio-legal phenomenon. This book is the first detailed study of an international river basin from a...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Land Use and Land Cover Semantics

    Principles, Best Practices and Prospects

    Edited by Ola Ahlqvist

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Remote Sensing of Impervious Surfaces in Tropical and Subtropical Areas

    By Hongsheng Zhang, Hui Lin, Yuanzhi Zhang, Qihao Weng

    Series: Remote Sensing Applications Series

    Urban impervious surfaces include any man-made surfaces such as roads, parking lots, and rooftops which prevent rainwater from infiltrating into the soil. This book investigates the state of the art of remote sensing of impervious surfaces by summarizing the environmental and socioeconomic impacts...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Beyond Sport for Development and Peace

    Transnational Perspectives on Theory, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Lyndsay Hayhurst, Tess Kay, Megan Chawansky

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Debates around the ‘sport for development and peace’ (SDP) movement have entered a new phase, moving on from simple questions surrounding the utility of sport as a tool of international development. This book argues that critical research and new perspectives and methodologies are necessary to...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Hurricane Mitigation for the Built Environment

    By Ricardo A. Alvarez

    Focusing on coastal regions affected by tropical cyclones, this book highlights vulnerability, natural hazards, damage, risk, emergency management, and hazard mitigation. It looks at the common sequence of failures and oversight in planning that amplify the severity of the damage caused by storms....

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Conservation and Contested Development in Indonesia's Eastern Islands

    By Julian Clifton, Chris Majors

    The purpose of this book is to demonstrate how institutions, policies and processes at various levels of government interact to influence development and conservation outcomes at the local scale in eastern Indonesia. It illustrates how the processes arising from decentralised government are...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Biodiversity Research, Bioprospecting and Commercialization

    Science, Markets and Access and Benefit-sharing

    By Sarah Laird, Rachel Wynberg

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    The access and benefit-sharing (ABS) policy process of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), and wider discussions about the ethical and conservation issues arising from the commercial use of biodiversity and traditional knowledge, depend upon a well-developed understanding of the...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Forest Management Auditing

    Certification of forest products and services

    Edited by Lucio Brotto, Davide Pettenella

    Forest management auditing is expanding from its traditional focus on forest management, stewardship and chain of custody certification to more innovative topics such as ecosystem services, forest carbon credits, non-timber forest products, wood energy and fair trade certification. Forest managers,...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Global Project Management

    Key Issues, Strategies, and Practices for Developing Economies

    Edited by Corlane Barclay, Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by CRC Press